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Crowding out: an update

Rose La Touche from Camden Council updates blog readers on the progress of a project that has been working to tackle some of the problems faced by those living in overcrowded housing.

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APPG summer reception 2016

Well we certainly picked an interesting, not to say historic day, to hold the annual local government APPG summer reception.

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Viewpoint: Being ignored

Jonathan Flowers on experiencing the fear and frustration of not being listened to.

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Jo Cox

Alongside the rest of the country, we at LGiU are shocked and saddened beyond measure at the brutal murder of Jo Cox.

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Viewpoint: Mind and body go hand in hand for well-being

With one in four of us experiencing mental health problems in any one year, it’s important to recognise that promoting mental well-being is as important as physical well-being, says Tom Pollard.

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Viewpoint: A bitter pill to swallow

Chris Ford warns that the proposed cuts to community pharmacy funding represent a set back to tackling health inequalities and a major loss of important community assets.

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Viewpoint: Public involvement strengthens the devolution hand

The Centre for Public Scrutiny has just launched a new paper on the stages that local areas will have to go through in agreeing and implementing a devolution deals which also highlights the need for greater public involvement, writes Ed Hammond.

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Viewpoint: Millions sweep complaints under the carpet

Consumer Rights have been thrown into the spotlight in the last year more than ever before, but there are still significant gaps in the public’s knowledge when it comes to how to complain, writes Lewis Shand Smith, Chief Ombudsman at Ombudsman Services.

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